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UltraGauge Configuration

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Anthony250, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. Mar 9, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    Well i just got an Ultra guage and its awesome , but i want to set an alarm for the temp gauge, how hot is too hot ? and how cold or minimum temp ? and how low is safe enough for gas?
     
  2. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    Ok, its that the truck runs crappy cold,but my fuel gauge in the dash was acting very strange the other day
     
  3. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    I just did most of the maintence recently, ok, so do you know a good temp to put for too hot? , that i do want to put one time i was driving my way up to gorman and my cousin and i were talking and i didnt notice the engine temp went up a little and little coolant spilled out , but we had two dirt bikes in the back and lots of wieght .
     
  4. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Which is ?
     
  5. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    So these UG's suck at correct fuel data Christian?
     
  6. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    My normal temp. is 185.1 Fahrenheit in the summer, around 181-183F in the winter.
     
  7. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    Do you know a ballbark error percentage of let's say instantaneous mpg and avg mpg?
     
  8. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    That's close enough for me. That's ~1%!!! :D
     
  9. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    OP, 215* is a good temp to set the alarm.
     
  10. Mar 9, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    Depending on where you live. I see 195* all the time in the summer ;)
     
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    Ok, Thanks Guys, Its a great product. I just checked and thier sold out agian. hahah
     
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    Guys, if you do the two calibrations ( Distance and MPG\Fuel in that order) it will register you gas mileage correctly.
     
  13. Mar 10, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    When I refuel I enter the gallons used from the pump in the MPG/Fuel and it calibrates the mpg. With my stock tire size calibrated and clearing the distanced traveled which should be cleared at each refill, I get an accurate MPG reading. The same as if I divide the mileage by the gallons used long hand or use FUELY
     
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    how do you calibrate to wheel size?
     
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    True, didn't even consider that. :eek:
     
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    How ? i tried haha .
     
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    Awesome thanks will do today!
     
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    You might download the owners manual from the UltraGuage website. (.pdf file). All your info is in there.
     
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    I did do that , it was a little confusing to me. Ok so i did what you said and maybe i need to drive it more or i did somehting wrong. The average mpgs are low and instant are good. But i have only driven it 6 miles since calibrated. what i did is reset it at home , went to gas station and completley filled up and reset that tank is full. then right after i did what you said a adjusted the distance. Then i drove some more miles and got home and checked it was it was off it was like around 3 miles when i drove 6 miles and i readjusted it. I dont know if it sounds right, maybe like i said i need todrive it more , or maybe im worried and its working fine.
     
  20. Mar 13, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    Anthony, I think you're a little backwards. As stated in the manual, the first thing you want to do is CALIBRATE THE DISTANCE. There are two ways that you can do it. As Whippersnapper said use mile markers along side the road. The more miles you do the more accurate the gauge will be. The second way is to use a GPS if you have one. I use both methods at the same time and travel 10 miles. After you do the distance calibration write down the conversion numbers that are computed when you adjust your mileage and save them. This will help you down stream if your Gauge is accidently disconnected from the ECM or your battery dies or is disconnected. This happened to me and its a pain to do it over. Next, go to the service station when you do your fuel calibration. The mileage for the fuel calibration starts when you start to drive from the station. Once you're calibrated, write down the numbers for fuel calibration for the same reason as above. And, read the instructions 3 or 4 times before you start the calibration so you can get it straight in your head. Good luck
     
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